How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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Sun protection for sailors: a guide to staying safe

Janneke Kuysters explores the sun protection options for sailors who are often highly at risk of over exposure to the sun Sailing on a sunny day is hard to beat: but apart from the mood-enhancing qualities of the sun, we all know of its dangers. After finishing our circumnavigation and returning to the Netherlands, one […]

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Golden Globe Race starts: 16 sailors prepare for 9 month isolation

The 2022 Golden Globe Race, the ‘retro’ race inspired by the first non-stop solo around the world race in 1968, set off for its second modern-day running today. 220426 – Lorient – Entrainement pour la Golden Globe Race 2022, skipper : Damien Guillou ©Yann Riou – polaRYSE / PRB Sixteen sailors – 15 men, and […]

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Epic Round Britain and Ireland Race decided by minutes

The Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race was a long, slow affair, eventually decided by just over 7 minutes. YW boat tester Rupert Holmes racing with Richard Palmer on Jangada took the overall win A flurry of competitors in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race crossed the finish line in Cowes today after an […]

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